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National Week of the Young Child Celebrated in Song


kids at singalongIn celebration of National Week of the Young Child, the children and staff from the UNH Child Study and Development Center (CSDC) travelled by foot, buggy and Wildcat shuttle to enjoy a community sing in Murkland Courtyard next to T-Hall on April 17.

Cooperative Extension/N.H. Sea Grant Host Fishing Season Kickoff May 26


This Memorial Day weekend, the public will have an opportunity to celebrate the kickoff of the 2013 New Hampshire commercial fishing season while tasting local seafood and beer.  

The N.H. Fresh and Local Seafood 2013 Kickoff will take place at the Portsmouth Fishing Pier on Sunday, May 26 from noon – 3 p.m. UNH Cooperative Extension and N.H. Sea Grant (NHSG) have teamed up with N.H. commercial fishermen, lobstermen, chefs, seafood retailers, Redhook Brewery and numerous other local organizations and individuals to host the kickoff.  

International Group on Campus for Workshop on Violence Against Women


International visitorsOn May 6, Prevention Innovations: Research and Practices for Ending Violence Against Women ( sponsored a half-day workshop with an  international victors group from Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Latvia, Netherlands, Russia and the Ukraine. 

Last Call for University Community Scholarship Nominations/Applications


Through generous donations from members of the UNH community, the 14th University Community Scholarship will be awarded in May. This year’s award is approximately $5,000. The size of the endowment that supports the scholarship is now $117,579.  

This scholarship, which reflects the commitment and dedication of all members of the university community, will be awarded to UNH-Durham or UNH-Manchester students.  

UNH Singers to Compete in Prestigious German Choral Competition, Then to Ireland


UNH Choir


The  will compete in one of the most prestigious choral competitions in the world later this month -- the 13th Marktoberdorf International Choral Competition, in Bavaria, Germany.  

UNH Senior Receives Fulbright to Teach in Colombia


Nicole Chartier, a senior linguistics major, has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) at the District University of Bogotá in Columbia.

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is the largest U.S. educational and cultural exchange program, offering opportunities for students to engage in international graduate study, advanced research in foreign countries, and English language teaching worldwide.

Melinda Negron-Gonzales Recognized for Teaching Excellence at UNH


Melinda Negron-Gonzales, assistant professor of the Politics and Society program at UNH Manchester, is the recipient of the college’s 2013 Faculty Excellence Award. Negron-Gonzales will be recognized at UNH Manchester’s 28th annual commencement ceremony Thursday, May 16.

Andrew Laurie Stangel Receives UNH Manchester's 2013 Adjunct Faculty Award


Andrew Laurie Stangel, adjunct professor of art history at UNH Manchester, has been named the recipient of the college’s 2013 Adjunct Faculty Excellence Award.  Stangel will be recognized at the college’s 28th annual commencement ceremony Thursday, May 16 in Arms Park in Manchester.

UNH Celebrates 25th Year of Holloway Prize Competition May 8


UNH will celebrate the 25th year of the Paul J. Holloway Prize Innovation-to-Market competition – the oldest business plan competition in the state and one of the first in the nation – Wednesday, May 8, 2013, as students compete in the championship round of the competition.

This year the stakes are the highest they have ever been, with six teams vying for cash and other prizes valued at more than $75,000, including the grand prize of $25,000, which is more than double the prize amount of previous first-place winners. 

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